Greek Meatloaf with feta and mint {Paleo/Primal; grain-free}

Greek Meatloaf with Feta Cheese and Mint…{with some great tips for making terrific Paleo meatloaf!}

Megan Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 14 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. When I was in college I was a vegetarian. I used to really like mezas (μεζές) during this stage. With several different spellings, mezes are found throughout the Near East, the Balkans and even in Central Asia. Every culture as its own variations. But small dishes, …

Beef Tongue into Delicious CRISPY BEEF – with an Instant Pot option

Megan Main Dishes, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Some posts are more fun and exciting to write than others. Surprisingly perhaps, beef tongue had me twitterpated the whole time. FUN! Beef tongue=fun! No fooling. Perhaps you’re new to beef tongue. Perhaps you’re only curious with some horrified fascination. Perhaps you’re like me, genuinely interested …

Sweet Potato-Chestnut Soup with Sage and Bacon

Sweet Potato-Chestnut Soup with Sage and Bacon – (with Instant Pot option)

Megan Main Dishes, Soups and Stews 17 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Are you someone that loves being satisfied by rich, healthful foods? I really am. I love complex carbohydrates at dinner. They can help improve sleep. I tend to emphasize proteins at breakfast and lunch, and carbs at dinner. This beautiful soup is for those who love …

Blender Cheese Sauce- easy, quick, Primal, GAPS, Traditional

Blender Cheese Sauce- 5 ingredients; quick & easy! {GAPS-friendly/Primal/Traditional}

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 17 Comments

10 minutes, 5 ingredients (one of which is sea salt), this is one EASY, QUICK recipe. Honestly, I think it’s easier than making store-bought, boxed mac and cheese. So then all you need to do is cook some noodles, and you’ve arrived at dinner. This sauce is also SO good on roasted broccoli. This post contains affiliate links. Leftovers reheat …

Vietnamese Fried Chicken Salad (Paleo)

Vietnamese Fried Chicken Salad (Paleo)

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 12 Comments

The best salads have a lot of interest: different textures, different temperatures, the best quality ingredients and a lovely dressing, presentation and often a delicious source of protein. Asian salads with fresh herbs are inviting. Fresh mint, basil and cilantro add beauty; but when you taste them they also taste of life and risk and nourishment. Herbs have a voice …

Chinese Beef Short Ribs- Instant Pot or Crock Pot {Paleo & GAPS}

Megan Main Dishes 18 Comments

From the pickiest of eaters to the most sophisticated, this slightly sweet, rich, delectable sauce and fall apart meat will have you proud of the 10 minutes labor you enjoyed! Seriously, 10 minutes is all it takes to make this amazing meal- one that will have you licking your fingers and reminding yourself to stop when you’re full…because you’d rather …

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Italian Parmesan Sausage Soup

Megan Main Dishes, Soups and Stews 14 Comments

With only two veggies and pre-cooked sausages, this is a realistic weeknight meal that gives you bone broth and creamy goodness. Which sausages? Look at your market for Applegate or some other large link sausage that is pre-cooked. Or find a raw, sustainably-sourced mild Italian sausage. (Simmer them whole for 12 minutes. They’re now ready for this recipe.) The season …

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Artichoke Feta Breakfast Casserole {Paleo, Primal}

Megan Breakfast, Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 12 Comments

This is the perfect main dish for breakfast, brunch or even dinner. It’s rich and super satisfying. It’s special, and it’s beautiful. And the prep time is only 20 minutes! It’s easy and no stress, with a short 40 minute bake time. Serve with sausages or bacon, a baked good with honey, fresh fruit or sauteed spinach and you have …

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Holiday Salad with Caramelized Delicata Squash and Fresh Sage Vinaigrette {Paleo & GAPS}

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

The salad I share here has it all: color, caramelized veggies, sweet and savory, crunchy and soft, warm and cold- yumm! All the contrasts, even the temperature contrasts, bring mouthfeel and whole body pleasure– as well as nutrition! We eat a lot of main dish salads in winter, more so than in summer time. My favorite salads have roasted veggies …

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Crazy Good Chicken!~ Maple Rosemary Mustard … 10 MINUTE PREP TIME! for guests or your family (Paleo)

Megan Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 20 Comments

When your husband takes his first bite of dinner and says, “Mmmmmmm” for such a long time that you feel embarrassed. That’s this recipe. The recipe that after your own family has drowned you in praise, you know you can also make it for guests because it’s that good. I love finding those recipes, to fall back on for all …